Matt Braun

Matt Braun is the author of twenty-six novels, and won the Golden Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for The Kincaids. He describes himself as a "true westerner"; born in Oklahoma, he is the descendant of a long line of ranchers. He writes with a passion for historical accuracy and detail that has earned him a reputation as the most authentic portrayer of the American West.


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El Paso by Matt Braun--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Matt Braun's western novel El Paso. It is 1881. El Paso, the wildest border town in an untamed Texas, is at a crossroads. A booming sin city crawling with corrupt politicians and gunslick outlaws, the town now faces its greatest challenge: the savagery of the notorious Banning Brothers.

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Bloodsport

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Dan Stuart is a sporting man from Dallas with a scheme as big as Texas. He plans to stage the prizefight of the century and reap a million-dollar gate. But...


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Gentleman Rogue

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Old Texas would give way to new-- but not without a fight... They called it Hell's Half Acre: a violent sinkhole of dance halls and brothels, gaming dives...


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The Brannocks

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Brannocks Matt Braun Earl Brannock was a gambling man who fled the fires of the Civil War and found a boomtown called Denver—in a land being built on...


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Texas Empire

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

TEXAS EMPIRE MATT BRAUN  Jack Jordan, an Indian fighter turned trailblazer and cattleman, is willing to risk it all for a spread of Texas land in the...


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Noble Outlaw

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Noble Outlaw Matt Braun  John Wesley Hardin’s powderkeg temper earned him twelve bodies by age twenty—and a place at the top of the Texas MOST WANTED list....


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Cimarron Jordan

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Cimarron JordanMatt Braun  On the western plains, they forged a friendship in courage...and ended it in blood. From Abilene to the Smoky Hill country, they...


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Bloody Hand

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Bloody Hand Matt Braun   He found a people who needed his courage… Born a slave,Jim Beckwirthforged his own path to freedom as a mountain man. But when a...


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Lords of the Land

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Matt BraunLords of the Land  Hank Laird had never laid claim to sainthood. Truth is, his enemies would be quick to swear that the man was the devil himself-a...


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Doc Holliday

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Doc Holiday Matt Braun   He came from the American South, a gentleman by breeding, a dentist by training, a gambler by vocation. But as Dr. John H....


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Outlaw Kingdom

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Outlaw Kingdom Matt Braun    In 1889, Bill Tilghman joined the historic land rush that transformed a raw frontier into Oklahoma Territory. A lawman by...


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Hangman's Creek
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY." —Elmer Kelton In a place called No Man’s Land Texas rancher Ben Langham hireD Luke...


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Black Fox

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Black Fox Matt Braun Based on a true story For decades the Texas plains ran with the blood of natives and settlers, as pioneers carved out ranch land from...


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El Paso

Matt Braun
Macmillan Audio

It is 1881. El Paso, the wildest border town in an untamed Texas, is at a crossroads. A booming sin city crawling with corrupt politicians and gunslick...


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Kinch Riley

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The young drifter had a taste for life. The old gunfighter had a date with death. Their friendship led to a killing storm-- and a true legend of the...


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Indian Territory

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The railroad's drive to close the great distances of the wild American West was treacherous. John Ryan was hired to troubleshoot and grew to admire the Indian...


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Windward West

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Brannock brothers couldn't be more different, but they have one thing in common: the drive to make their dreams come true in the wild and wide-open...


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The Warlords

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Invasion of Texas-1915! In Europe, men were dying in trenches. In Washington, sentiment was growing for war against the Kaiser. And in Mexico, an...


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The Wages of Sin
The Ash Tallman Series
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

With outlaws wrecking havoc left and right, a cow town in Texas is on the brink of becoming a ghost town. That's when it's time to call in Chicago-based...


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The Judas Tree
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Some men were digging for gold. Some men were digging graves. And someone was getting away with murder... You went through a rugged paradise to reach...


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The Highbinders
The Ash Tallman Series
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In California, The Southern Pacific Railway was prying the West wide open, and the land was worth its weight in gold. While some men got in on the action, and...


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Hickok and Cody

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The West made legends of two men. Heaven help the fool who dared to risk their wrath. In a windswept campsite of the Fifth Cavalry Regiment, Russia's Grand...


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Deadwood
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY." —Elmer Kelton IN THIS TOWN Five thousand dollars. That was what a slick Denver lawyer—representing...


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Dakota

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Teddy Roosevelt’s wife and mother died on the same night in his home in New York City. To outdistance his grief, he turned his back on a promising political...


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Crossfire
The Ash Tallman Series
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

They'd killed five men already, and stole a quarter of a million dollars in silver and gold. Now, a band of vicious thieves has drawn the best man that Wells...


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Black Gold

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Osage Indians lost their ancestral freedom on a windswept reservation in Oklahoma. Now, in the Roaring Twenties, the land is spewing black gold; oil has...


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The Judas Tree and The Last Stand
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Judas Tree Virginia City, Montana is a ramshackle town where fifty-six men have been killed, dozens of stagecoaches have been robbed, and a fanatical...


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Manhunter / Deadwood
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

When Luke Starbuck takes on a wealthy banker as a client, the only thing more compelling than the paycheck is his prey. The James-Younger gang has confounded...


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Tombstone and The Spoilers
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

TOMBSTONEIn 1878, a struggling prospector found silver in the jagged mountains of Arizona. Within a year the town of Tombstone was filling up with merchants,...


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Hangman's Creek / Jury of Six
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

HANGMAN'S CREEK Texas rancher Ben Langham hired Luke Starbuck for his loyalty and toughness gained by riding with Rip Ford’s Texas volunteers. But the honest,...


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Kinch Riley / Indian Territory

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Griffin

KINCH RILEY Newton, Kansas, 1871: One is a young drifter alone in a lawless land. The other is an aged gunfighter well-versed in the bawdy wonders of a...


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El Paso / The Wild Ones

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Griffin

The Old West comes vividly to life in two novels from bestselling author Matt Braun—America’s authentic voice of the Western Frontier EL PASO It is 1881....


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Dodge City

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

DODGE CITYMatt Braun  The cattle trail from Texas to Kansas was long, hot and dangerous. And by the time cowboys got there, they had the money and means to...


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Westward of the Law

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In the Texas Panhandle, Newt Bascom and Sam Jordan are stock detectives who have the brains to outwit most rustlers—and the brawn to outfight the rest. Now,...


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Tenbow

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

At the foot of the Wind River Mountains and just east of the continental divide was Tenbow Valley, eighty miles of rich, watered graze on the way to Oregon...


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A Distant Land
The Brannocks
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

“MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY.” —Elmer Kelton     THREE MEN CONQUERED THE FRONTIER Three Brannock brothers once came West. Now,...


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Manhunter
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

No Man Crosses Him-And Lives To Tell The Tale... When Luke Starbuck takes on a wealthy banker as a client, the only thing more compelling than the paycheck...


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The Overlords

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In Europe, Men Fought A War To End All Wars. In Galveston, They Fought To Survive... In Europe, the guns had gone silent. But in Texas, the spirit of the...


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The Spoilers
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY." —Elmer Kelton It takes a man with guts A rare breed of bullbog and bloodhound, private...


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Tombstone
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

“MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY.” —Elmer Kelton       On a fierce frontier In 1878, a struggling prospector found silver in the...


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Jury of Six
Luke Starbuck Novels
Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

“MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY.” —Elmer Kelton       In a land of death and corruption Texas rancher Ben Langham left his...


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The Wild Ones

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In the 1870s the frontier was a battleground, where the U.S. Army fought Plains warriors, outlaws terrorized the land, and lawmen took no prisoners. Into the...


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Shadow Killers

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The preacher wore black, but beneath his frock coat was a hair-trigger colt in a cross-draw holster-- tools of a killer's trade... The Reverend Titus Jacoby...


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Deathwalk

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Could the most feared gunman in the West become a respectable lawman in the wildest city in Texas? Ben Thompson carved out a name for himself as a gambler...


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Buck Colter

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In the Cimarron, other men had all the power. But he had a fire burning in his soul... They called it the wild land. No Man's Land. The Cimarron. And in the...


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The Kincaids

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The classic, Golden Spur Award-winning novel of a man, a family, and a nation. He came off the frontier: a buffalo hunter, a gambler, a loner. In Abilene he...


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Rio Grande

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Tom Stuart takes risks-- in war, in love, and in card games, from St. Louis to Mexico. And the hard-drinking, fast-talking steamboat captain-- who knows every...


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The Last Stand

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

It is the land of Five Civilized Tribes, stolen from its people by a Federal government determined to make Oklahoma the 46th state. Chitto Starr, a full-blood...


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The Gamblers

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

They towered over the frontier: men like Hickok, Custer, Cody, and Earp. From Tombstone to Abilene, on a sprawling, rugged frontier, they forged a life by...


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Rio Hondo

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In a land of long red sunsets, Clint and Virgil Brannock had carved out a sweeping cattle spread along the lush banks of the Rio Hondo. But now Clint has been...


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The Savage Land

Matt Braun
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Print Oliver gave his blood and his soul for the Confederacy. Then he came home to find his family ranch under siege from Union carpetbaggers and his neighbors...


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